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Four sued in Oyasiqur murder

Update : 31 Mar 2015, 04:22 AM

A case has been filed with Tejgaon industrial police station against four persons over the murder of blogger Md Oyasiqur Rhaman.

Oyasiqur's brother-in-law Monir Hossain Masud filed the case around 11pm Monday.

The accused are Zikrullah, a student of Hefazat-e-Islam's Hathazari Madrasa in Chittagong, Ariful, student of Mirpur Darul Uloom Madrasa, Masum, and Abu Taher.

While fleeing after the incident, two of the killers – Zikrullah and Ariful were held by two transgendered persons as locals remained reluctant to chase the killers. The other member of the team, Abu Taher, escaped.

Tejgaon industrial police station OC Mohammad Salauddin confirmed about the case to the Dhaka Tribune.

Radical Islamists hacked Oyasiqur to death in Tejgaon, Dhaka allegedly for his atheist views.

A travel agency executive, Oyasiqur’s murder was premeditated. Three assailants swooped on Oyasiqur, 27, armed with machetes around 9am on Dipika Mosque Lane of Begunbari, close to Tejgaon Textile Engineering University, when he was going to office in Motijheel.

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